Popular culture often tends to glamorize women who have large breasts but, as many women know, in reality, having very large breasts can pose many discomforts. If you’re thinking about getting a breast reduction procedure done all this may sound great, but what you’re probably wondering the most is, “how does breast reduction work?” Well, let’s go over that.
Many people turn to liposuction to get rid of those stubborn extra pounds they couldn’t lose with diet and exercise alone, and they’re often thrilled with the results. When it comes to lipo, though, it’s important to remember that long term, liposuction only works as hard as you do. In this article we will discuss lipo and weight gain and how you can avoid the fat from creeping back post-surgery.
Aging is unavoidable. However, you don’t have to deal with stubborn changes to your appearance that occur as you age. Sagging, wrinkled skin on the face and neck is one of the more common signs of aging. A cosmetic surgery procedure called the face lift aims to smooth and rejuvenate the face and neck, providing a more youthful look. Below, we will dive into one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures available: the face lift.
As we age, our bodies slow down the production of collagen and elastin, which are what helps our skin stay firm and toned. The good news is that gravity is no match for non-surgical skin tightening! In this article, we will answer all the questions you have about skin tightening, including “what is skin tightening”, “how does skin tightening work”, and why you should get it.
When you think of lip enhancement, you probably picture injectable options to plump and add volume, but have you heard of a procedure sweeping the plastic surgery world called the upper lip lift? Lip lifts are becoming more popular as a way for men and women to achieve fuller and more defined lips. In this article we’ll dive into this procedure that more and more people are asking for by name.
Sometimes breast augmentation alone does not provide the results a patient is looking for. To help you achieve your long-term aesthetic goals, many plastic surgeons will combine a breast augmentation with a breast lift to achieve a more well-rounded look. Below, we will discuss why many people choose to get both procedures done at the same time.
For most people, the inner thighs are extremely difficult to tone, even with diet and exercise. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to get the look you want for your thighs, and relieve a bit of the friction. Here are some of the biggest benefits you’ll experience when you undergo a thigh lift surgery.
If you’ve been wondering how to save money for plastic surgery, you’re not alone. Saving up for that dream surgery can seem like a daunting task, but if you stick to these ways to save money then you’ll be able to schedule that plastic surgery procedure in no time at all!
When you schedule your plastic surgery procedure, chances are you will experience a wave of emotions both leading up to, during, and after your surgery. It’s important to know that these emotions are completely normal and, by preparing to experience them, you can better manage these emotions when they strike. Below, we describe five psychological stages that many patients experience throughout their plastic surgery journey.
All across the world, different cosmetic surgery trends are popping off and it’s actually very interesting to see which procedures are the most popular. Here are 5 plastic surgery trends circling the globe.
FTM Top Surgery is a gender reassignment surgery that removes breast tissue in order to reveal a masculine chest. By removing the breasts, patients can feel more confident - seeing their bodies as they perceive them and wish to be seen, which boosts emotional and psychological functioning. In this article, we will describe what FTM top surgery is, how it works, and the benefits of undergoing this procedure.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentations are one of the most popular aesthetic surgeries in the country, with over 300,000 performed in 2017 alone. Women get breast augmentations for a variety of reasons, and the surgery offers ample benefits too - both physical and emotional. Below, we discuss some of the most important benefits of a boob job.
For some people, a full week confined to bed might sound like a nightmare. There’s only so much you can do to entertain yourself, right? While you’re recovering, here are some of the things you could do to stay entertained while on the road to full recovery.
If you’ve had or are about to have plastic surgery, your doctor may recommend compression garments as part of the healing process. Compression garments are an integral part of the post-surgery recovery process for many surgical procedures; however, they are often overlooked or misused. In this article, we will discuss compression garments, what you need them for, their proper use, how long you should wear them, and more.
Liposuction is the most common plastic surgery for both men and women in the United States. However, it is commonly misunderstood. Many people believe liposuction is a way to quickly reduce body weight or treat obesity. Instead, liposuction aims to reshape certain areas of the body that typically do not respond well to diet and/or exercise. Some of these “problem areas” are typically thighs, buttock, arms, abdomen, and breasts.
As we age, it’s unavoidable that our bodies begin changing. We naturally begin to lose elasticity in our skin and it becomes harder to retain the tight, taut bodies we once had. For patients who don’t want to go under the knife for a surgical procedure like a tummy tuck or liposuction to achieve a flattering, more toned figure, body contouring is a much less invasive solution. Below we’ll discuss the ins and outs of body contouring so you can decide if it’s right for you!
Laser hair removal isn’t exactly a new thing, and we’re sure you’ve heard of it at some point, but it’s hard to grasp how many benefits you can reap from laser hair removal until you’ve tried it on yourself. Here are 5 benefits of laser hair removal that will make you love your body-hair-free life!
Women who have decided to undergo mastectomy as a treatment for breast cancer will also be faced with the difficult choice of whether or not to choose breast reconstruction. For women who choose to have breast reconstruction surgery, there are two main types of surgical techniques: flap reconstruction and implant reconstruction. Below we will discuss the two types of breast reconstruction, their pros and cons, and how to choose the best one for you.
We understand that sometimes it’s difficult for patients to pay for their procedure(s) in one bulk payment. That’s why we’ve put several financing options for plastic surgery into place, so you can have peace of mind and pay off your procedure in a way that’s the most convenient for you! Here’s a look at some of the different options available for financing your plastic surgery at HZ.
A blepharoplasty, which is commonly referred to as an eyelid surgery, or an eyelid lift surgery, is a great fit for anyone who has and/or is self conscious about permanent bags under the eyes, excess eyelid skin, a tired or drooping gaze. Unfortunately, the procedure carries a few myths and misconceptions that often dissuades people from even considering the option. That is why we wanted to take some time to lay out these myths so that we can dispel them once and for all
As we age and gravity takes its toll on us, we may start to see the skin around our face and neck start drooping or developing deep wrinkles and lines. Since we can’t change the way we age, many people are electing to combat this sagging skin by turning to plastic surgeons for a procedure called a neck lift. People may get a neck lift for a variety of reasons, but the most predominant purpose is to remove the excess skin from the neck, providing a smoother, slimmer, and more youthful neck area. Here’s everything you need to know about how the procedure works:
Let’s face it, men are not immune to wrinkles, and rates of Botox—or “Brotox”—for men are increasing as guys seek to rejuvenate their skin in a world dominated by aesthetic appearance. Let’s take a look at the new wave taking the cosmetic world by storm: Botox for men.
Breast augmentation has helped countless women feel more comfortable in their own skin. If you’ve decided on breast augmentation to boost your confidence or to feel better about your appearance, your next decision will be to choose between saline or silicone implants. Below we will discuss the pros and cons of each, how to pick the right breast implant, and why you might be a better candidate for one over the other.
Successful surgeries always begin with successful consultations, and many unfavorable plastic surgery experiences could have been avoided if the patient got more out of their consultation. So, here's how you can tell if your plastic surgeon is the real deal.
Otoplasty, or ear correction surgery, is a plastic surgery procedure aimed at changing the shape, position, or size of the ears. Ear correction surgery helps people who don’t feel at ease or are unhappy with the current size or shape of their ears to surgically reshape them and bring a natural balance and symmetry to the face and head. We’ll take a look at the ins and outs of ear correction surgery including what it fixes, how it’s done, who is a good candidate, and the recovery time.
Injectables are one of the most sought-after aesthetic procedures on the market. And it’s no secret why! Injectable treatments offer both women and men a non-invasive way to achieve similar results to much more invasive plastic surgery methods. With so many options available it can be hard for patients to know what injectable would be best for them, especially since many injectables can be used for the same problem areas. The best way to select the right injectable is to think about what you want to accomplish, then go from there. Below are a few of the best options for injectables based on your goals.
One of the most common aesthetic desires for both men and women is getting rid of fat in those stubborn problem areas including abdomen, buttocks, legs and arms. For most men and women, the biggest issue is the excess fat that clings to the abdomen and upper back area. You may be considering a tummy tuck, but are you a good candidate? Below, we look at what makes a patient a good candidate for a tummy tuck, as well as cases in which your surgeon may recommend liposuction over a tummy tuck.